A German medical team said Friday it had performed what it called the world's first transplant of two full arms, on a farmer who had lost both his limbs in an accident.
Babylon’s strange hold on contemporary culture spurs Daniel Miller to sort myth from truth at a new exhibition at Berlin’s Pergamon Museum.
A nuclear-proof bunker built during the Cold War for East German leader Erich Honecker opens to the public Saturday, but only for three months before it is likely sealed forever.
A heavy metal festival in Wacken, Germany got fired up on Friday, but not from the show. Unknown perpetrators set the portable toilets on fire.
Germany has traditionally been a car-loving nation, but more people are donning helmets and taking to the streets on mopeds and bicycles as fuel prices soar, the German Motorcycle Industry Association (IVM) said on Friday.
Lufthansa passengers on Friday still had to contend with delays and cancellations despite a tentative wage agreement between the German airline and union officials ending a week-long strike.
As part of their attempt to keep a stranglehold on information during the Summer Games in Beijing, the Chinese authorities are reportedly planning to ban German newspapers from the Deutsches Haus in the Olympic Village.
After the tragic drowning death of the orangutan Leila in Hamburg this week, controversial anatomist Gunther von Hagens said he wants to use her body in one of his plastination exhibitions, Neue Presse reported on Friday.
The German luxury car maker BMW joined rival Daimler on Friday in warning it would miss its 2008 targets, a sign that high-end manufacturers have been caught by the international financial crisis.
A partial solar eclipse will cast its shadow over Germany on Friday morning, but stormy weather over parts of the country could spoil the fun for hobby astronomers.
A performance of Richard Wagner's "Siegfried" at this year's Bayreuth Festival was delayed on Thursday evening owing to torrential rain that flooded parts of the legendary Festspielhaus theatre.